Time: 10: 52 p.m. CEST
Nikola Gruevski asked why the non-governmental organizations are against its party.
Former Prime minister Nikola Gruevski and ruling VMRO-DPMNE Party president, which tends to promote christian-democratic values openly questioned the role of the non-governmental organizations in the society and stressed that opposition misuse its chance to take part in the government.
Gruevski talked in front of the party members on the patio of the newly build Museum of the Macedonian struggle during the 26-years of DPMNE party formation celebration, which considers its self as successor of the historic VMRO established in 1893.
Considering the momentum of two-months protests and calls for his demission, Gruevski asked why the non-governmental organizations are against its party. “Why the Soros’ organizations, which are at least 80% of the non-governmental organizations in Macedonia, are always against the VMRO-DPMNE party,” Gruevski addressed the members of the party during his speech.
Former Prime minister said that each day people contacted him to ask of him an action against the protests. “What do not concerned them, people are concerned for,” Gruevski said refereeing to the possible confrontation between different political mindsets.
The President of VMRO-DPMNE said he is under pressure of the thousands citizens, who have contacted him, seeking support for more decisive actions, and that, “If this continues, regardless how much I and my collaborators are tolerant and we want the solution through dialogue and democratic methods,” he could not have control of the situation.
“I cannot hold the situation under control, the people are upset,” Gruveski said and continue to talk about opposition, which according to him misuse the chance to take part in the government. “SDSM misused that they entered in the government before the elections, but we are more cautious, although we are still open for inclusion and common work for the reforms and progress.”
Gruevski mentioned that opposition wants to control the judiciary and the media and addressed the issued related to the Prosecution for the intercepted conversations, where his name is related with several open investigations. VMRO-DPMNE’s president called the State Election Commission to allow SDSM to propose which ever method of a European country for cleaning of the voters’ list. A day before the announced protest of the opposition and non-governmental organizations, Greuvski’s rhetoric probably could additionally worsen the fragile political situation in the landlocked Balkan state.
Under the full moon and across the monumental and historical Stone Bridge, an Ottoman legacy, from the patio of the museum, Gruevski addressed event the history details. Gruevski talked about the historic moments of VMRO sentiment, which endured in the past. In general, this the difference between two main political parties of Macedonians in the post-1991 Republic of Macedonia.
“That spirit and aspiration of the Macedonian people do not stopped with rebellion, when after ASNOM Macedonia get the statehood in the SFRJ, but under the undemocratic regime of the Communist Party, which was non-democratic and totalitarian ruling. Anti-fascist misused the four-years liberation fight for its own statehood, but it suffocated all wishes of the people for the independent, plural and democratic state. In 1991, we used the historic chance of falling of the Communism for the democratic and independent state,” Gruevski stated.
Gruevski announced new beginning of the project Macedonia employs, part two, for five categories of residents, and another foreign investment, that, as he state, will open jobs for 200 people. Mane Jakovlevski, one of the founding members of VMRO-DPMNE party, which was created from Macedonian diaspora in Germany at the beginning of the 90s was at Sunday’s reception in the museum.